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Forbidden City furniture for auction at Bonhams Chinese Art sale

Forbidden City furniture for auction at Bonhams Chinese Art sale

. May 13, 2013

Historical pieces of Chinese furniture, which include a pair of gilt-lacquer cabinets and an Imperial gilt bronze zitan double gourd plaque are due to be sold in Bonhams Chinese Art sale on 16th May in London. These objects possess a significant and impressive provenance, once belonging to an important Spanish diplomat who witnessed the Boxer […]

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World auction records set for glass at Bonhams

World auction records set for glass at Bonhams

. May 11, 2013

The Attack, an important cameo glass plaque by Thomas and George Woodall, smashed world records selling for £169,250 at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 1st May, as part of the British and European Glass Sale. The lot was secured by a buyer in the saleroom after a lengthy bidding battle. Crafted over 150 years ago […]

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Bonhams New York to auction studio glass from the collection of Dr. Anthony Terrana

Bonhams New York to auction studio glass from the collection of Dr. Anthony Terrana

. May 9, 2013

Bonhams will auction Important Studio Glass from the Collection of Dr. Anthony Terrana in the June 14 20th Century Decorative Arts auction at the Madison Avenue salesroom. Comprised of 23 impressive works created by some of today’s most gifted, innovative and influential artists in this burgeoning collecting field, this notable group inspires the mind with […]

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Trelissick House yields Imperial Chinese Treasure for auction at Bonhams

Trelissick House yields Imperial Chinese Treasure for auction at Bonhams

. May 8, 2013

Former home of Deputy Governor of the Bank of England boasts vase that is a triumph of Chinese expertise The contents of Trelissick House, former home of Leonard Daneham Cunliffe, one of Britain’s most distinguished collectors, will be sold by Bonhams on 23-24 July this year. The sale will comprise approximately 750 lots and is […]

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2,500-year-old Persian glass survivor auctioned at Bonhams in London

2,500-year-old Persian glass survivor auctioned at Bonhams in London

. May 2, 2013

An astonishing survivor, a glass Achaemenid bowl from the ancient Persian Empire, circa 5th-early 4th Century B.C. made £481,250 at Bonhams sale of Antiquities in London on May 1st. The bowl’s pre-sale estimate was just £30,000 to £50,000 and it strong price reflects the success of the sale generally which made a total of £2m. […]

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